Forest "Sonny" Vail

June 26, 1938 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 82)


Forest “Sonny” Vail, Jr., age 82 of Hamilton, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021. Forest was born in Hamilton, Ohio on June 26, 1938 to the late Forest, Sr. and Margaret (Baker) Vail. Sonny graduated from Hamilton High School, class of 1956. He went on to work for the U.S. Postal Service and later owned his own bakery, Ted’s Bakery for many years. He was a charter member of the Fairfield Fraternal Order of Eagles #3680 and life member of the Monkey’s Mutual Aid Society. Sonny’s favorite pastime was playing softball for many years.

Sonny will be missed by his loving wife, Donna (Enderle) Vail; his children, Monica Fisher, Douglas (Michele) Vail, Pamela (Kenny) Turner, Danny (Tammy) Vail, Mike Vail and Janet (Jeff) Myers; his grandchildren, Matt, Ryan, Stacy, Jennifer, Jessica, Christine, Joe, Josh, Julie, Jackie, Jill, Katie, Courtney, Daniel, Christopher, Chrissy, Kim, Michael, Tony, Brittany, Emily, and Zach; his 23 great-grandchildren and one on the way; his sister, Dorothy Tevis, as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Sonny was preceded in death by a grandson, Adam, his daughter-in-law, Connie Vail; and his brother, Jerry Vail.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 12:00 NOON until the time of the Funeral Service at 2:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., Hamilton, Ohio.

Burial will take place at St. Stephen's Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or School, or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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May 22, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home
330 Pershing Ave.
Hamilton, OH 45011

Funeral Service
May 22, 2021

2:00 PM

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